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Why Were There No Gun Laws Before 1495?

RichardK asks why there were no gun laws before 1495. In a world where guns were rare and expensive objects, with a price tag for a cheap firelock was equal to half a farm owrkers lifetime pay, guns were confined … Continue reading

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NBB: German Gun Control Was Not German

The morning brought a contact comment that asks for more information on “Hitler’s gun controls.” Frau Schickelgruber’s little boy Adolph had nothing to do with the mass confiscation of firearms after the Treaty of Versailles ended World War I. That … Continue reading

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KC Star: “What My Gun Means To Me”

The Kansas City Star has an item up that is well worth a read. Titled “What My Gun Beans To Me,” the item interviews four gun owners, and gets their stories and opinions down. Very good. The more so, since … Continue reading

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The Crime Problem? Primarily Gun Control

Someone came by while I had fallen asleep in this chair again ssearching for “why are our crime rates so high.” Coonsidering the United States very low rankings amng the world’s crime rates, it would make the situation clearer by … Continue reading

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Report: Japan’s Gun Laws Have Mob Using Toys

Asia Times reports reports Japanese gun laws are so restrictive that the Yaliza are turning to toy guns. the Yakuza are Japan’s most important organized crime group, and Japan’s 317 year old gun laws are truly draconian. Starting with a … Continue reading

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In 2016 374 Were Murdered With A Rifle

Typically, the FBI reports some 260 murders committed with rifles each year. Thanks to the incessant publicity tagging military patter rifles as murder weapons, 2016 was a terrible year for rifles, with 374 murders chalked up to rifles, 175 of … Continue reading

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Add ObamaControl To National Reciprocity??

Rep. Thomas Massie warns Republican leadership is planning on adding Obama style gun controls too the National CCW Recognition bill currently before the House. Briefly quoting the Breitbart report linked above, the Kentucky Republican warned: Massie explains that the Obama-style … Continue reading

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True, Gun Control Is Elitist, And Wrong

The Portsmouth Patch published an opinion item by Scott McPherson pointing out that gun control is elitist. Well, yes. Those who actually believe in gun control seem to share the idea that a society built on certain Socialist principals such … Continue reading

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Reduce mass Murders, Repeal Gun Control

Writing for the Democrat and Chronicle, Mr Craig Robillard points out that repealing most existing gun controls would cut the would drasstically reduce the incidence of mass murder. And of murder and interpersonal violence for that matter. Mr. Robillard’s suggestions … Continue reading

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What Are The Odds That The Next Gun Control Law Will Fail

Someone stopped by searching for “odds next gun contrl law will fail.” At a risk of sounding like Willie Clinton, that depens on the severity of the law and the rigor of enforcement, both unpredictable, as well as cultural, demographic, … Continue reading

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